A Linguistic History of Italian

A Linguistic History of Italian

by Martin Maiden
     
 

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A Linguistic History of Italian offers a clear and concise explanation of why modern Italian grammar has become the way it is. It focuses on the effects of historical changes on the modern structure of Italian, revealing patterns and structures which are not always apparent to those who are only familiar with modern Italian. Although the book concentrates on

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A Linguistic History of Italian offers a clear and concise explanation of why modern Italian grammar has become the way it is. It focuses on the effects of historical changes on the modern structure of Italian, revealing patterns and structures which are not always apparent to those who are only familiar with modern Italian. Although the book concentrates on the internal history of the language, the emergence of Italian is considered against the wider background of the history of italian dialects, and other external factors such as cultural and social influences are also examined.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781317899266
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/11/2014
Series:
Longman Linguistics Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
318
File size:
3 MB

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